SSTUWA

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We are the industrial voice of the West Australian government school teaching profession. The SSTUWA gives teachers a voice in the workplace and the community. We do this by assisting them to gain better pay, improved living standards, safe working environments and employment security, through collective bargaining and strength in the workplace. We also campaign better schools and improved opportunites for WA students.

Join The SSTUWA

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Joining the SSTUWA gives you the protection of one of the State’s largest industrial and professional unions. The SSTUWA gives teachers a voice in the workplace and the community.

We do this by assisting them to gain better pay, improved living standards, safe working environments and employment security, through collective bargaining and strength in the workplace.

SSTUWA TOPS PLANNER

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TOPS is an online teacher planning program that is easy to navigate, will reduce workload and provide you with all required planning and assessment documentation for all learning areas in K to Yr10.

TOPS is designed to connect curriculum with effective teaching practice in the classroom. The program is free to All SSTUWA Members via this website. To Access: Join the SSTUWA.

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Unite for Quality Education Campaign World Teachers' Day 2014

Unite for Quality Education Campaign World Teachers' Day 2014

22-08-2014 International Issues

The Education International Unite for Quality Education Campaign is coming to the end of a year of global and national actions. There will be a number of ‘culmination’ events happening over the Septem... Read more

Pyne's Tasmanian "IPS" Announcement Exposes Policy Failure

Pyne's Tasmanian "IPS" Announcement Exposes Policy Fail…

22-08-2014 Independent Public Schools

It is clear from today’s announcement with Tasmania that State Governments see Christopher Pyne’s Independent Public Schools plan for the flawed policy it is, the Australian Education Union said today... Read more

Executive Directive To Members Regarding Budget Cuts

Executive Directive To Members Regarding Budget Cuts

21-08-2014 State Government Funding

Executive Directives to Members Directives to State School Teachers’ Union of WA members from the SSTUWA Executive in relation to the Education Budget Cuts . These actions are predicated on the failu... Read more

SSTUWA Committee Elections At November State Council

SSTUWA Committee Elections At November State Council

20-08-2014 Union News

SSTUWA COMMITTEE ELECTIONS AT NOVEMBER 2014 STATE COUNCIL SUNDAY 16 NOVEMBER - 8.00 A.M. - 8.45 A.M. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The following elections will take place at the November 2014 State Counci... Read more

AEUWA SSTUWA Branch Secretary Election Nominations

AEUWA SSTUWA Branch Secretary Election Nominations

20-08-2014 Union News

Australian Education Union Western Australia Branch Election Notice for Branch Secretary 2014 Australian Education Union Western Australia Branch Election Notice Fair Work (Registered Organisations) ... Read more

Debunking Corporate Education Reform In The USA

Debunking Corporate Education Reform In The USA

20-08-2014 Independent Public Schools

The Films that Debunk Corporate Education Reform: "Race to Nowhere" Vicki Abeles makes the case against high-stakes testing and shows how it distorts the lives of adolescents. Abeles has taken the fi... Read more

Pyne Ignores Real Problems - Broken Promise, Cut To Funding

Pyne Ignores Real Problems - Broken Promise, Cut To Funding

20-08-2014 Federal Gonski Funding

Pyne’s disability education forum ignores real problem – his broken promise and cuts to funding. Education Minister Christopher Pyne’s “policy roundtable” on disability education in Perth today is a ... Read more

Future Of Kindy Hours Still Uncertain

Future Of Kindy Hours Still Uncertain

15-08-2014 Early Childhood News

Teachers and parents are still in the dark about the potential loss of kindergarten hours for next year, after the federal government today deferred making a decision on the matter. State and fe... Read more

Abbott Must Commit To 15 Hours Of Pre-School Per Week

Abbott Must Commit To 15 Hours Of Pre-School Per Week

15-08-2014 Early Childhood News

The Abbott Government must not be allowed to abandon the agreement with State and Territory Governments to ensure 15 hours of pre-school per week for every four-year old in Australia, the Australian E... Read more

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There Is Too Much At Stake To Stop Now

There Is Too Much At Stake To Stop Now

01-08-2014 Education Funding

ON Budget Night 2014 the Abbott Government chose to walk away from properly educating Australian children, and chose to entrench inequity in our school system. The government’s decision to scrap the ... Read more

State School Kids Do Better At Uni

State School Kids Do Better At Uni

22-07-2014 Curriculum and Learning

State school graduates do better at university than private school graduates with the same end-of-school tertiary entrance score. That’s the clear finding in a number of Australian studies since the 1... Read more

Class Sizes - Do They Matter?

Class Sizes - Do They Matter?

08-07-2014 Education Issues

Summary The impact of class size on student achievement and non-cognitive outcomes is one of the most contentious areas of educational debate. However the most reliable and valid research on the imp... Read more

Going Backski

Going Backski

17-06-2014 Education Funding

Christopher Pyne and Tony Abbott have confirmed what many have long suspected: they run a government which feels no responsibility for government schools. There is a pattern emerging from the public ... Read more

Resource: Cool Burning - Indigenous Land Management

Resource: Cool Burning - Indigenous Land Management

21-05-2014 Book and Resource Reviews

Cool Australia would like to share with you our brand new units on Cool Burning - Indigenous land management. We are launching it in preparation for National Reconciliation week (May 25th - 31st) so t... Read more

Increased Funding Delivers For Low Income Students

Increased Funding Delivers For Low Income Students

20-05-2014 Education Funding

New research from the United States on the relationship between school funding and outcomes shows that money matters in education for low income students. Its findings suggest that the ending of the G... Read more

Audit Ignores High Levels Of Disadvantage In Govt Schools

Audit Ignores High Levels Of Disadvantage In Govt Schools

09-05-2014 Education Funding

The National Commission of Audit report has recommended not proceeding with the planned Gonski funding increases for 2018 and 2019. Instead, it recommended that school funding be indexed beyond 2017 b... Read more

The plan to cut the wages of Australia’s lowest paid

The plan to cut the wages of Australia’s lowest paid

06-05-2014 Feature Articles

The Commission of Audit states that “the level of the national minimum wage… is essentially a societal choice.” Their preferred choice is for the minimum wage to fall in real terms every year for a de... Read more

What Swedish free schools reveal about social segregation

What Swedish free schools reveal about social segregation

28-03-2014 Independent Public Schools

School-based education is undergoing significant changes across much of the developed world with private providers increasingly taking over the delivery of education from public providers. In both Eng... Read more

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Sydney Uni: Gorgon Unions Unfairly Blamed

Sydney Uni: Gorgon Unions Unfairly Blamed

06-06-2014 Unions WA Releases

Sydney University Business School finds unions unfairly blamed for Gorgon delays and blowouts. Last night, representatives from the MUA WA Branch and the International Transport Workers Federation la... Read more

Subscribe to Working Life this month and win

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14-02-2014 ACTU Releases

All too often, we only get one side of the story. The side that the big end of town wants us to know. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Visit Working Life for news and views about what matters to y... Read more

Lack of fair play as pressure grows on public service

Lack of fair play as pressure grows on public service

16-12-2013 Unions WA Releases

Imagine playing a sport where the other side can change the rules to send your players off the field, fix the score and stop appeals to the umpire (whom they appoint). This is what the Barnett Governm... Read more

Your Rights: Five things worth fighting for

Your Rights: Five things worth fighting for

12-12-2013 ACTU Releases

TONY Abbott promised us a “grown up government” with “no surprises”. Well, we can all argue about whether he has delivered on that with the Gonski education funding double backflip and damage to our... Read more

Nelson Mandela. The world has lost a truly great man

Nelson Mandela. The world has lost a truly great man

10-12-2013 ACTU Releases

LIKE the rest of the world, Australian unions are in mourning at the death of Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela’s death at 95 has been deeply felt within the labour movement because of the strong connection... Read more

Qld unions launch Challenge against 'transparency' laws

Qld unions launch Challenge against 'transparency' laws

25-10-2013 ACTU Releases

Queensland's unions today launched their High Court challenge against the Newman Government's changes to IR laws, which they say has shut down their ability to campaign against unpopular government de... Read more

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Learn The Truth About The Gorgon Project

Learn The Truth About The Gorgon Project

22-07-2014 Social and Civic

You are invited to a special live discussion about Chevron's Gorgon Project. The International Transport Workers Federation and the MUA (WA Branch) invites you to a public meeting about what is happe... Read more

Nigeria: Support Bring Back Our Girls

Nigeria: Support Bring Back Our Girls

12-05-2014 Social and Civic

On the night of 14–15 April 2014, 276 girls were abducted at gunpoint from school in Chibok, north-east Nigeria. Many of these girls had only travelled to Chibok for their exams as their own schools ... Read more

Philippines Typhoon: Australian unionists' support helps

Philippines Typhoon: Australian unionists' support helps

04-02-2014 Social and Civic

The generosity of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA supporters has helped enable the medical treatment of almost 5,000 survivors of Typhoon Haiyan which devastated the Philippines in November last year. Thanks... Read more

Cambodia: Stop government violence against workers

Cambodia: Stop government violence against workers

10-01-2014 Social and Civic

On January 3, 2014, the Cambodian government sent military police to attack a demonstration of striking garment workers. The police opened fire with AK-47 rifles killing five workers and injuring doze... Read more

Korea: Support railway workers' right to strike

Korea: Support railway workers' right to strike

24-12-2013 Social and Civic

More than 4,600 police surrounded the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) headquarters in Seoul yesterday as 500 heavily-armed special police officers raided the building to arrest workers inv... Read more

Free Mental Health E-Booklet for parents

Free Mental Health E-Booklet for parents

16-12-2013 Social and Civic

The teen years can be hell both for the teenager and the parents. To give parents a hand to make these difficult years easier, beyondblue and The University of Melbourne, have produced a new free e-b... Read more

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